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This Is What Happens When A Journalist Shares Story Drafts With The CIA

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.09.2014 | Media

Where should we draw the line when it comes to a reporter and the subject of his story? According to documents obtained by The Intercept through a...

L.A. Times Disowns Reporter Outed as a CIA Collaborator

Jonathan Valania | Posted 09.05.2014 | Media
Jonathan Valania

Recently released emails indicate that prominent national security reporter Ken Dilanian shared stories prior to publication with CIA press office seeking their approval, according to a story up on The Intercept.

Obama Makes Bushism the New Normal

Dan Froomkin | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics
Dan Froomkin

As surely -- if not as enthusiastically -- as his predecessor, Obama has succumbed to the powerful systemic pressures that serve the needs of the military-intelligence-industrial complex. Secrecy is rampant. Politics drives policy. There is no accountability.

This Is What It's Like To Be A Journalist In Ferguson

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 08.20.2014 | Media

The Intercept’s Ryan Devereaux wrote a chilling account on Tuesday of what happened to him in Ferguson, Missouri, while covering the protests surrou...

Ryan Grim

Spy Agency Stole Scoop From Media Outlet And Handed It To The AP

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Associated Press dropped a significant scoop on Tuesday afternoon, reporting that in the last several years the U.S. government's te...

Jeremy Scahill On Media Coverage Of Gaza: 'We've Hit All-Time Lows'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 07.24.2014 | Media

Jeremy Scahill joined HuffPost Live on Wednesday to discuss his expose for the Intercept on the way the U.S. government handles its terrorist watchlis...

How A Dead Person Can End Up On A Terror Watchlist

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 07.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The Intercept published an extensive piece Wednesday focused on terrorist watchlists, and many of the puzzling circumstances surrounding its contents....

Ryan Grim

Here's Why You're On The No-Fly List

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Intercept on Wednesday published the U.S. government's 166-page rulebook that guides the creation of its famous internal "terrorist ...

Ryan Grim

Glenn Greenwald Names Names

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Glenn Greenwald is naming names. The National Security Agency spied on five American citizens despite a lack of any finding that the...

The 'Cuban Twitter' Scam A Drop in the Net Propaganda Bucket

Glenn Greenwald | Posted 06.10.2014 | World
Glenn Greenwald

This week, the Associated Press exposed a secret program run by the U.S. Agency for International Development to create "a Twitter-like Cuban communications network" run through "secret shell companies" in order to create the false appearance of being a privately owned operation. Unbeknownst to the service's Cuban users was the fact that "American contractors were gathering their private data in the hope that it might be used for political purposes"-- specifically, to manipulate those users in order to foment dissent in Cuba and subvert its government. According to top-secret documents published today by The Intercept, this sort of operation is frequently discussed at western intelligence agencies, which have plotted ways to covertly use social media for "propaganda," "deception," "mass messaging," and "pushing stories."

The One Month in Digital Media You Must Understand

Alex Becker | Posted 04.26.2014 | Media
Alex Becker

What besides the sheer volume of announcements and splashy launches has made the last month in media different from any other?

Exclusive: Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald Reveal NSA Role in Drone Strikes, New Media Venture

Democracy Now! | Posted 04.12.2014 | Media
Democracy Now!

In the first exposé for their new new venture, First Look Media's digital journal The Intercept, investigative journalists Jeremy Scahill and Glenn G...

Glenn Greenwald's New Website Is Finally Here

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.10.2014 | Media

The first digital venture co-led by Glenn Greenwald is now live. The Intercept, an online magazine edited by Greenwald and fellow journalists Laura...

A Brand New Thriller From Dick Wolf -- Yes That Dick Wolf, the Law & Order Creator

Liz Smith | Posted 03.26.2013 | Books
Liz Smith

They hadn't known about The Intercept. If you are a thrill seeker, don't miss this novel. It's from William Morrow. I'll bet you find it on the best-seller list any minute.

Does Being Famous Mean You Don't Have to Write Well?

Lev Raphael | Posted 02.24.2013 | Books
Lev Raphael

The Intercept reads like a first draft, or as if nobody bothered to edit it carefully, because, well, he's Dick Wolf.